As far as VL turbo's go the majority choose to stick to an auto transmission so it was good to see Nigel's giving his manaul box some stick at Calder Park. The VL Commodore is powered by a D'Annello Performance Nissan RB25/30 twin cam turbo six combination that makes big power on pump fuel. Nigel was testing a new 2-step / flat shift setup and the Holden certainly showed promise going 10.04 at 140mph and 113mph to mid track.
Holden VL Commodore turbos
Compilation footage from Calder Park featuring Holden VL Commodore Nissan
Apologies for no times but the time boards were not working on the day.
4G63 Datsun 1200 - Jett Racing
Mitsubishi 4G63 turbo powered Datsun
1200 Ute by Jett Racing. Racing in the Pro Compact class at the 2012 Sport
Compact Brisbane Jamboree.
VL Turbo Nationals 2013
Presented by Polar Displays & Print, the VL turbo Nationals took place over the weekend as
part of the 4,6, Rotary turbo Nationals
at Adelaide International Raceway. Footage includes various Holden VL
Commodore / Calais powered Nissan RB30 turbo six cylinder variant engines.
VL turbo Nationals / 4, 6 & Rotary -
Adelaide International Raceway, Australia - November 23rd, 2013.
Mazda RX3 13B rotary turbo - Promaz Automotive
Ross' immaculate Mazda RX3 runs into the 9s for the first time. The new car
is powered by a Promaz Automotive 13B bridgeport rotary engine and aided by
a Garrett turbo and MicroTech EFI. Ross
has fitted an Albins gearset to the Mazda RX-7 gearbox. The RX3 was only
on low Boost this time out so expect
the guys to run a lot quicker yet.
Ford 4L turbo Holden VL Calais - Turbowerx
A red body shell housing a blue oval heart, Graham Harrison of turbowerx Automotive runs into the 7-second zone
piloting his Ford 4L Barra turbo powered
Holden VL Calais at the 2012 Brisbane Sport Compact Jamboree. Modifications
include a Garrett GTX45 turbocharger,
MicroTech LT16 computer, Powerglide transmission and 4-link rear end
running through 33x10.5in tyres.
How to Turbo - Part 1
After buying a Euro car last episode, Marty discovers he has not yet found
his perfect vehicle... In this extended episode, we reveal what he got, and
show how to make it faster.
Wanna show the world that you fix your own shizzle? MCM stickers, ti shirts
and other mad shizuoika available here:
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Music from the episode is available here:
http://www.mightycarmods.com/collections/music (Forced Induction by MOOG
was featured in this episode)
Also something to note around Mighty Car Mods: we are normal guys and are
not trained mechanics. We like to make interesting car mods and show you
how we've gone about it, but we can't promise that anything we show you
will work for your particular car, or that you won't harm yourself, someone
else, your car or your warranty doing it. Please be safe, be responsible
and unless you know what you're doing, do not fool around with very serious
machinery just because you've seen us make it look so easy. Talk to a
qualified mechanic if you are in any doubt.
727 Cubic Inches and Australian Tire Smoke! - Roadkill Episode 10
On this episode of Roadkill, there's endless burnouts and powerskids as
David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan of HOT ROD magazine are on the loose in
Australia with 727ci of Sonny Leonard hemi-headed madness. The massive
big-block makes 1,275 horsepower between the
fenders of a 2006 Holden HSV VE Clubsport R8. In American, that's like a
Pontiac G8. This display of overkill is the product of "Gup," the promoter
of the Powercruise series of events in Australia, New Zealand, and
Minnesota (USA) where tire smoke is the rule. On the show, you'll see tire
fire from Gup's infamous "Elvis" '74 Holden HQ, from his 727ci Clubbie,
from a 1,500ci diesel semi truck, and from Downunder's most throttle-happy
petrolheads on both coasts. The miracle is that Freiburger and Finnegan
aren't still in an Aussie jail. Of course, that might have been less
punishing than the 30-hour flight home.
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2000 HP Commodore VL at NRE. New 441(7.2L) SBC Beast! NRE TV episode 191. Nelson Racing Engines.
First of all, thank you all for pushing us past 30,000 subscribers! The
best is yet to come from NRE. This new small block engine uses NRE's big
88 MM Mirror turbos; that's unusual.
Look how quickly this engine glows the headers! It means business, yet it
is streetable. Keep in mind this engine is not from NRE's Warrior Series.
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Holden VL turbo RB25/30 dyno
Nigel's slick sounding Holden VL Commodore on the Dyno at Dyno-Mite. The car is powered by
a D'Annello Performance Nissan RB25/30 twin cam turbo six on E85 ethanol.
Dyno day - April 20th